SIA RU007052, Berlandier, Jean Louis d. 1851, Jean Louis Berlandier Papers, 1826-1851, and related papers to 1886

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Summary

Creator:
Berlandier, Jean Louis d. 1851
Title:
Jean Louis Berlandier Papers, 1826-1851, and related papers to 1886
Dates:
1826, 1826-1886, 1826-1851, and related papers to 1886
Notes:
Jean Louis Berlandier (circa 1805-1851), anthropologist, geographer, historian, meteorologist and naturalist, was one of the earliest scientists to explore northeastern Mexico and southeastern Texas. A native of France, Berlandier studied pharmacy in Geneva and later studied botany under Auguste-Pyramede de Candolle at the Academy of Geneva. In November 1826, Berlandier was assigned by de Candolle to collect natural history specimens in the northeastern part of Mexico, including Texas. After arriving in Mexico, Berlandier was appointed botanist for the Comision de Limites, a scientific boundary survey financed by the Mexican government to survey the Mexican-United States border west of the Sabine River. Berlandier traveled with the Comision de Limites to southeastern Texas from November 1827 until May 1828, when he became ill with malaria. Berlandier then returned to Matamoros to recuperate. From the fall of 1828 until the end of 1829, Berlandier continued his excursions into Texas. After 1830, Berlandier resided permanently at Matamoros as a physician and pharmacist, but maintained his interest in natural history and the physical sciences. Berlandier maintained an extensive record of meteorological observations begun when he left France in 1826. In May 1851, Berlandier drowned while crossing a river south of Matamoros
Summary:
These papers are only a segment of Berlandier's papers which were purchased from Berlandier's widow by Lt. Darius Nash Couch in 1853. The Smithsonian Institution received Berlandier's meteorological records, mineral collections, and natural history specimens and manuscripts. The remainder of the papers were sold by Couch
Between 1855 and 1886, various persons connected with the Smithsonian used these papers, particularly Berlandier's zoological and meteorological data, for research and editing. Their notations, abstracts, and other materials are part of this record unit. Included are Caleb Burwell Rowan Kennerly, who translated portions of Berlandier's zoological manuscripts; James Henry Coffin, who reduced the meteorological observation data, which Joseph Henry intended to publish; and Walter L. Nicholson and Cleveland Abbe, both of whom attempted to edit the works of Berlandier and Coffin, but were unable to complete the project
These papers include Berlandier's correspondence; handwritten manuscripts on comparative anatomy, birds, botany, fishes, invertebrates, mammals, meteorology, reptiles and amphibians; four volumes on zoology; a geographical journal; astronomical, barometrical, cyanometrical, and meteorological data; air temperature, rainfall, and underground temperature data; sketches and watercolor paintings of birds, fishes, invertebrates, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians; photographs of some of the watercolor paintings; a handwritten manuscript on Indian mummies; Memorias de la Comision de Limites a Los Ordenes del General Manuel Mier y Teran, co-authored by Berlandier and General Mier y Teran; handwritten manuscripts collected by Berlandier, including a Spanish-Latin dictionary on medicinal plants; and catalogs kept by Berlandier of his manuscripts and scientific collections sent to Europe or kept by him. Also included are Walter L. Nicholson correspondence; drawings of Berlandier's medical office and pharmacy at Matamoros; maps; lists of American medical officials stationed at Fort Brown, Texas, 1846-1851, and 1869; James Henry Coffin's abstracts of Berlandier's meteorological observation data as arranged by Nicholson; printed materials collected by Berlandier and Nicholson; translations of Berlandier's meteorological manuscripts by Cleveland Abbe, Coffin, and Nicholson; translations of portions of Berlandier'szoological manuscripts by C. B. R. Kennerly; a catalog of Berlandier's manuscripts printed by the Smithsonian Institution in 1853; and notes concerning the Berlandier manuscripts at the Library of Congress and the United States National Museum Library
Berlandier's manuscripts were written mostly in French, with some written in Spanish and Latin
Topics:
Anthropology, Astronomy and astrophysics, Botany, Geography, History, Meteorology, Natural history, Zoology
Subjects:
Berlandier, Jean Louis d. 1851, Abbe, Cleveland 1838-1916, Coffin, James H (James Henry) 1806-1873, Kennerly, Caleb Burwell Rowan d. 1861, Nicholson, W. L, Mier y Teran, Manuel de, Couch, Darius Nash, Henry, Joseph 1797-1878, Candolle, Augustin Pyramus de 1778-1841, Academy of Geneva, Library of Congress, United States National Museum
Form/Genre:
Maps, Collection descriptions, Scientific illustrations, Photographs, Architectural drawings, Art objects
Local Number:
SIA RU007052
Physical Description:
2.5 linear meters

Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 7052

Berlandier, Jean Louis, d. 1851

Jean Louis Berlandier Papers, 1826-1851, and related papers to 1886

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Berlandier, Jean Louis, d. 1851
Title: Jean Louis Berlandier Papers
Dates: 1826-1851, and related papers to 1886
Quantity: 2.5 linear meters.
Collection: Record Unit 7052
Language of Materials: English

Historical Note

Jean Louis Berlandier (circa 1805-1851), anthropologist, geographer, historian, meteorologist, and naturalist, was one of the earliest scientists to explore northeastern Mexico and southeastern Texas. A native of France, Berlandier studied pharmacy in Geneva, and later studied botany under Auguste-Pyrame de Candolle at the Academy of Geneva. In November 1826, Berlandier was assigned by de Candolle to collect natural history specimens in the northeastern part of Mexico including Texas. After arriving in Mexico, Berlandier was appointed botanist for the Comision de Limites, a scientific boundary survey financed by the Mexican government to survey the Mexican-United States border west of the Sabine River. Berlandier traveled with the Comision de Limites to southeastern Texas from November 1827 until May 1828 when he became ill with malaria. Berlandier then returned to Matamoros to recuperate. From the fall of 1828 until the end of 1829, Berlandier continued his excursions into Texas. After 1830, Berlandier resided permanently at Matamoros as a physician and pharmacist, but maintained his interest in natural history and the physical sciences. Berlandier maintained an extensive record of meteorological observations that began when he left France in 1826. In May 1851, Berlandier drowned while crossing a river south of Matamoros.

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Introduction

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women’s Committee.

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Descriptive Entry

These papers are only a segment of Berlandier's papers which were purchased from Berlandier's widow by Lt. Darius Nash Couch in 1853. The Smithsonian Institution received Berlandier's meteorological records, mineral collections, and natural history specimens and manuscripts. The remainder of the papers were sold by Couch.

Between 1855 and 1886, various persons connected with the Smithsonian Institution used these papers, particularly Berlandier's zoological and meteorological data, for research and editing. Their notations, abstracts, and other materials are part of this record unit. Included are C. B. R. Kennerly, who translated portions of Berlandier's zoological manuscripts; James Henry Coffin, who reduced the meteorological observation data that Joseph Henry intended to publish; and Walter L. Nicholson and Cleveland Abbe, both of whom attempted to edit the works of Berlandier and Coffin, but were unable to complete the project.

These papers include Berlandier's correspondence; handwritten manuscripts on comparative anatomy, birds, botany, fishes, invertebrates, mammals, meteorology, reptiles and amphibians; four volumes on zoology; a geographical journal; astronomical, barometrical, cyanometrical, and meteorological data; air temperature, rainfall, and underground temperature data; sketches and watercolor paintings of birds, fishes, invertebrates, mammals, reptiles and amphibians; photographs of some of the watercolor paintings; a handwritten manuscript on Indian mummies; Memorias de la Comision de Limites a los ordenes del General Manuel Mier V Teran, co-authored by Berlandier and General Mier; handwritten manuscripts collected by Berlandier, including a Spanish-Latin dictionary on medicinal plants; and catalogs kept by Berlandier of his manuscripts and scientific collections sent to Europe or kept by him. Also included are Walter L. Nicholson correspondence; drawings of Berlandier's physician and pharmacy office at Matamoros; maps; lists of American medical officials stationed at Fort Brown, Texas, 1846-1851, and 1869; James Henry Coffin's abstracts of Berlandier's meteorological observation data as arranged by Nicholson; printed materials collected by Berlandier and Nicholson; translations of Berlandier's meteorological manuscripts by Cleveland Abbe, Coffin, and Nicholson; translations of portions of Berlandier zoological manuscripts by C. B. R. Kennerly; a catalog of Berlandier's manuscripts printed by the Smithsonian Institution in 1853; and notes concerning the Berlandier manuscripts at the Library of Congress and the United States National Museum Library.

Berlandier's manuscripts were written mostly in French, with some written in Spanish and Latin.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7052, Berlandier, Jean Louis, d. 1851, Jean Louis Berlandier Papers

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Container List

Series 1

CATALOGUE OF THE BERLANDIER MANUSCRIPTS, AND MATERIALS CONCERNING BERLANDIER'S MANUSCRIPTS.

Box 1

Folder 1 Catalogue of the Berlandier Manuscripts Deposited in the Smithsonian Institution, 1853

Box 1 of 16

Folder 2 Information concerning Berlandier's manuscripts

Box 1 of 16

Series 2

JEAN LOUIS BERLANDIER CORRESPONDENCE, 1843, 1848.

Box 1

Folder 3 Jean Louis Berlandier General Correspondence, 1843, 1848

Box 1 of 16

Series 3

ASTRONOMICAL, ATMOSPHERICAL, CYANOMETRICAL AND METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATION DATA TAKEN OR COLLECTED BY BERLANDIER, 1826-1851.

Box 1

Folder 4 Astronomical Calculations and Observations, Nos. 1-2, 1827-1832

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Folder 5 Astronomical Calculations and Observations, No. 4, 1834-1835

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Folder 6 Astronomical Calculations and Observations, No. 4, 1834-1838 (Addenda)

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Folder 7 Astronomical Observations, 1830-1834, by Berlandier and Raphael Chowell

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Folder 8 Atmospherical Observations, Nos. 1-2, 1832-1833, by Berlandier and Raphael Chowell

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Folder 9 Barometer and Atmospheric Observations, June-August 1827

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Folder 10 Barometer Readings, State of Tamaulipas, 1830-1831

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Folder 11 Barometrical Observations taken by General Manuel Mier y Teran, City of Mexico, 1826-1827

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Folder 12 Cyanometrical Observation Journal No. 1, 1827-1830

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Folder 13 Geographical Astronomy, 1843-1850

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Folder 14 Means of Meteorological Observations, Goliad, Texas, 1832-1833

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Folder 15 Means of Meteorological Observations, Matamoros, 1843

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Box 2

Folder 1 Means of Meteorological Observations, Matamoros, 1844

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Folder 2 Means of Meteorological Observations, Matamoros, January-July 1845

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Folder 3 Means of Meteorological Observations, Matamoros, August-December 1845

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Folder 4 Means of Meteorological Observations, Matamoros, January-June 1846

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Folder 5 Means of Meteorological Observations, Matamoros, July-November 1846

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Box 3

Note: The original Means of Meteorological Observations for the year 1847, April, June-December 1848, and the year 1850 have been lost. Abstracts covering the above dates can be found in Box 15, Folders 16-18.

Folder 1 Means of Meteorological Observations, Matamoros, January-March, May 1848

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Folder 2 Means of Meteorological Observations, Matamoros, 1849

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Folder 3 Meteorological and Astronomical Observations taken by Jose Maria Sanchez y Tapia, Nacogdoches, Texas, 1828

Box 3 of 16

Folder 4 Meteorological Observation Journals, 1842

Box 3 of 16

Folder 5 Meteorological Observation Journals, 1843

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Folder 6 Meteorological Observation Journals, 1844

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Folder 7 Meteorological Observation Journals, 1845

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Box 4

Folder 1 Meteorological Observation Journals, 1846

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Folder 2 Meteorological Observation Journals, December 15, 1845-1847

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Folder 3 Meteorological Observation Journals, 1848

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Folder 4 Meteorological Observation Journals, 1849

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Folder 5 Meteorological Observation Journals, 1850-1851

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Folder 6 Meteorological Observation Journals, Nos. 1-10, 1827-1830

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Folder 7 Meteorological Observations, Mexico City, 1827

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Folder 8 Meteorological Observations, Matamoros, 1830

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Folder 9 Meteorological Observations, Matamoros, 1831

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Folder 10 Meteorological Observations, Goliad, Texas, 1832-1833

Box 4 of 16

Box 5

Folder 1 Meteorological Observations, Matamoros, 1840

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Folder 2 Meteorological Observations, Matamoros, March-September 1843

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Folder 3 Meteorological Observations, Matamoros, October 1843-December 1844

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Folder 4 Meteorological Observations, Matamoros, 1845

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Folder 5 Meteorological Observations, States of Tamaulipas and San Luis Potosi, 1846

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Box 6

Folder 1 Meteorological Observations, States of Tamaulipas and San Luis Potosi, December 1846-December 1847

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Folder 2 Meteorological Observations, Matamoros, 1848

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Folder 3 Meteorological Observations, Matamoros, 1849

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Folder 4 Meteorological Observations, Matamoros, 1850

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Box 7

Folder 1 Meteorology, Mexico City, 1839

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Folder 2 Meteorology, Vol. 1, 1827-1829

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Folder 3 Meteorology, Vol. 2, 1830-1831

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Folder 4 Meteorology, Vol. 3, 1832-1841

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Folder 5 Observations of the Arago's Sympiesometer, 1850

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Folder 6 Oscillations of the Pendulum, September 1845-September 1850

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Folder 7 Underground Temperature, 1847-1848

Box 7 of 16

Folder 8 Underground Temperature, 1849-1850

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Folder 9 Miscellaneous

Box 7 of 16

Series 4

BERLANDIER'S MANUSCRIPTS ON ANTHROPOLOGY, BOTANY, AND NATURAL HISTORY.

Box 8

Folder 1 Anatomie comparee, by Jean Louis Berlandier (Comparative Anatomy)

Box 8 of 16

Folder 2 Animalia Nova-Hispania, by Jean Louis Berlandier, 1927 (Animals of New Spain)

Box 8 of 16

Folder 3 Animalia Nova-Hispania vel Republica Mexicana (Animals of New Spain and the Mexican Republic)

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Folder 4 Botanica (Botany)

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Folder 5 Caverne avec momies d'Indigenes dans le desert de Malpimo discouverte en Juin de 1838 (Cavern with Native Mummies in the Malpimo Desert discovered in June 1838)

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Folder 6 Invertebrates: Crustacea

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Folder 7 Invertebrates: Mollusks

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Folder 8 Notes on Natural History

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Folder 9 Notas para la historia de los Animales de Mexico Nos. 1-3, by Jean Louis Berlandier (Notes on the History of the Animals of Mexico)

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Folder 10 Notas para la Zoologia del Estado de Tamaulipas, by Jean Louis Berlandier, 1831 (Notes on Zoology of the State of Tamaulipas)

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Folder 11 Notes sur la temperature animale, by Jean Louis Berlandier (Notes on Animal Temperature)

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Folder 12 Physiologie, by Jean Louis Berlandier circa 1842 (Physiology)

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Folder 13 Poissons (Fishes)

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Box 9

Folder 1 Reptiles and Amphibians

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Folder 2 Zoologie, Voyage de Ls. Berlandier, Mexique, Nos. 1-4, annees 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, by Jean Louis Berlandier (Zoology, Excursion by Berlandier, Mexico, Years 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829)

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Folder 3 Zoologie - Vol. 1, Mammiferes (Mammals)

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Box 10

Folder 1 Zoologie - Vol. 2, Oiseaux (Birds)

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Folder 2 Zoologie - Vol. 3, Oiseaux

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Box 11

Folder 1 Zoologie - Vol. 4, Insectes

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Series 5

BERLANDIER'S MANUSCRIPTS ON METEOROLOGY AND THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

Box 11

Folder 2 Aerolites dans le environ de Oaxaca (Meteorites in the Oaxaca Vicinity) [Empty folder]

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Folder 3 Cahier de comparaisons d'instrumens et rectifications de ces memes instrumens, 1845-1847 (Notebook on Comparisons of Instruments and Corrections of these Same Instruments)

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Folder 4 Courants du Golfe du Mexigue pres des cote du Texas (Currents of the Gulf of Mexico Close to the Coast of Texas)

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Folder 5 Geographical Journal (Several pages missing)

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Folder 6 Inondations du Rio Bravo del Norte (Floods on the Rio Grande)

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Folder 7 Meteorologie et physique du globe, Nos. 1-2 (Meteorology and Physics of the Globe)

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Folder 8 Meteorologie - Observations et calculs de moyennes (Meteorology - Means of Observations and Computations)

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Folder 9 Notes on Meteorology

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Series 6

BERLANDIER'S CATALOGUES, INVENTORIES, AND LISTS OF COLLECTIONS AND SHIPMENTS.

Box 12

Folder 1 Catalogue de la collection zoologigue conservee en alcohool, Nos. 1-2 (Catalogue of Zoological Collection Conserved in Alcohol)

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Folder 2 Catalogue de ma collection zoologigue et d'anatomie comparee faite au Mexique, by Jean Louis Berlandier. (Catalogue of My Zoological and Comparative Anatomy Collection Made in Mexico)

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Folder 3 Catalog of Manuscripts kept by Jean Louis Berlandier

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Folder 4 Catalogue de mes collections d'histoire naturalle (Catalogue of My Natural History Collections)

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Folder 5 Catalogs of Geological Collections kept by Jean Louis Berlandier

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Folder 6 Catalogs of Paintings and Drawings kept by Jean Louis Berlandier

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Folder 7 Catalogs of Zoological Collections kept by Jean Louis Berlandier

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Folder 8 Catalog, Miscellaneous

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Folder 9 Expeditions, Nos. 1-184, 1827 Botanigue, Zoologigue et Mineralogigue (Shipments, Nos. 1-184, 1827, Botanical, Zoological and Mineralogical)

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Folder 10 Inventories and Itinerary of the Boundary Commission, 1833-1835

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Folder 11 Resumes des Environs, 1827 (Summary of Shipments)

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Series 7

JEAN LOUIS BERLANDIER WATERCOLOR PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS, AND PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN OF THESE WORKS.

Box 12

Folder 12 Invertebrates: Crustacea, Insects and Mollusks

Box 12 of 16

Folder 13 Oiseaux (Birds)

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Folder 14 Poissons (Fishes)

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Folder 15 Reptiles and Amphibians

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Folder 16 Photographs

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Box 13

Folder 1 Slides

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Folder 2 Frigate bird’s head

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Folder 3 Zoology

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Folder 4 Fishes: Becune, Dorade

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Folder 5 Comparative anatomy

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Folders 6-7 Yoyage au Mexique: Zoologie and Anatomie comparie

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Folders 8-15 Chelonia mydas (green sea turtle)

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Folders 16-19 Felis paradalis (ocelot)

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Folders 20-23 Procyon lotor (raccoon)

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Folder 24 Dasypus octocinctus (armadillo)

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Folder 25 Cricetus (hamster)

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Folder 26 Felis brevicaudata; Didelphis virginiana (Virginia opossum)

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Folder 27 Canis mixtus (coyote); Canis chihuahuaensis (Chihuahua)

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Folder 28 Lepus americanus (snowshoe hare)

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Folder 29 Dycotyles torquatus (peccary)

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Folder 30 Antilope Mexicana (pronghorn)

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Folder 31 Putorius mexicanus (weasel?)

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Folder 32 Felis unicolor (cougar)

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Folder 33 Meles tlalcayote (Eurasian badger)

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Folder 34 Chiroptera (bat)

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Series 8

HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPTS COLLECTED BY BERLANDIER.

Box 14

Folder 1 Extract: Anatomia piscum, by Antoine Gonan, 1770

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Folder 2 Lists of North American Fishes (Authors unknown)

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Folder 3 Notes on Zoology (Mostly extracts)

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Folder 4 Vocabulario de las plantas medicinales Espanol-Latino (Spanish-Latin Vocabulary of Medical Plants)

Box 14 of 16

Series 9

PRINTED MATERIALS KEPT BY BERLANDIER.

Box 14

Folder 5 Article in Spanish concerning a great storm in Cida-de-doferro, Brazil, October 29, 1843

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Folder 6 Electricite, Electrometre

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Folder 7 Government Bulletin

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Folder 8 Manifestacion del Ciudadano Manuel de Mier y Teran Al Publico, 1825

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Folder 9 El Latigo de Tejas, October 31, 1844 and January 9, 1845 (Newspapers)

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Folder 10 Revista Cientifica Y Literaria de Mexico, 1846 (Periodical)

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Folder 11 La Patria, November 15, 1847 (Newspaper)

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Folder 12 La Zesperia, 1841-1843 (Newspapers)

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Folder 13 Memorias de la Comision de limites a las ordenes del General Manuel de Mier y Teran

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Series 10

CLEVELAND ABBE AND WALTER L. NICHOLSON EXTRACTS AND TRANSLATIONS OF BERLANDIER'S MANUSCRIPTS.

Box 14

Folder 14 Meteorologie - Observations et calculs de moyennes. Translated by Cleveland Abbe.

Box 14 of 16

Folder 15 Walter L. Nicholson's copy of Berlandier's notes on instruments that he used during 1847. Copied in French. Collected by Cleveland Abbe.

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Series 11

C. B. R. KENNERLY TRANSLATIONS OF BERLANDIER'S ZOOLOGICAL MANUSCRIPTS.

Box 14

Folder 16 Birds

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Folder 17 Mammalia

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Series 12

WALTER L. NICHOLSON AND JAMES HENRY COFFIN CORRESPONDENCE, MAPS, DRAWINGS, METEOROLOGICAL ABSTRACTS, COMPUTATIONS, AND OTHER MATERIALS.

Box 15

Folder 1 Abbreviations and Symbols of Meteorological Terminology

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Folder 2 Appropriation proposal from the Secretary of War to the House of Representatives, 1874

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Folder 3 Aurora Borealis Observed in Mexico in 1749, Aurora Borealis of 1788, and Phenomena of Atmospheric Electricity as Observed in Mexico, Notes by Jean Louis Berlandier. Translated by Walter L. Nicholson.

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Folder 4 Jean Louis Berlandier's Journal, February 1842-August 1842. Translated by James Henry Coffin.

Box 15 of 16

Folder 5 James Henry Coffin's Abstracts of Jean Louis Berlandier Meteorological Observations - Introduction, and an excerpt from Meteorologie - Observations et calculs de moyennes

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Folder 6 James Henry Coffin's Abstracts of Jean Louis Berlandier's Meteorological Observations at Various Places, 1826-1848

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Folder 7 James Henry Coffin's Abstracts of Jean Louis Berlandier's Meteorological Observations, 1826-1841

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Folder 8 James Henry Coffin's Abstracts of Jean Louis Berlandier's Meteorological Observations, 1842-1851

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Folder 9 James Henry Coffin's General Summary of Jean Louis Berlandier's Meteorological Observations, 1830-1851

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Folder 10 James Henry Coffin's Abstracts of Extraordinary Meteorological Observations by Jean Louis Berlandier

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Folder 11 James Henry Coffin Abstracts of Jean Louis Berlandier's Magnetic Observations, 1843-1848

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Folder 12 James Henry Coffin's Abstracts of Meteorological Observations taken by General Mier y Teran at Mexico City, 1826-1827, and by Raphael Chowell at Goliad, Texas, 1832-1833

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Folder 13 Lists of Medical Officials who were stationed at Fort Brown, Texas, 1846-1851, and 1869

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Folder 14 Lower Rio Bravo (Periodical Article)

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Folder 15 Maps and Drawings of Matamoros and Brownsville, and the Rio Bravo del Norte (Rio Grande)

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Folder 16 Means of Meteorological Observations, 1847

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Folder 17 Means of Meteorological Observations, April, June-December 1848

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Folder 18 Means of Meteorological Observations, 1850

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Folder 19 Memoranda for inquiries as to facts connected with TORNADOES. Dictated by Joseph Henry for W. L. Nicholson.

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Folder 20 Meteorologie - Observations et calculs de moyennes. Translated by Walter L. Nicholson.

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Folder 21 Walter L. Nicholson Correspondence, Incoming and Outgoing, 1863-1884

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Folder 22 Walter L. Nicholson's fact finding report of his trip to the Midwest in August 1860

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Box 16

Folder 1 Walter L. Nicholson's Abstracts of Jean Louis Berlandier's Meteorological Observations, 1843-1847

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Folder 2 Walter L. Nicholson's Abstracts of Jean Louis Berlandier's Meteorological Observations, 1848-1851

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Folder 3 Walter L. Nicholson's Means Air Temperature Taken at Matamoros by Jean Louis Berlandier, 1843-1850

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Folder 4 Walter L. Nicholson's Means Barometer Readings Taken at Matamoros by Jean Louis Berlandier, 1846-1850

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Folder 5 Walter L. Nicholson's Means Rainfall at Matamoros Taken by Jean Louis Berlandier, 1843-1850

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Folder 6 Walter L. Nicholson's Miscellaneous Abstracts of Jean Louis Berlandier's Meteorological Observations

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Folder 7 Walter L. Nicholson's Computations and Graphs

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Folder 8 Walter L. Nicholson's Reductions of Barometer Readings Taken by Jean Louis Berlandier, 1844-1850

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Folder 9 Walter L. Nicholson's Reductions of Temperature Readings Taken by Jean Louis Berlandier, 1844-1850

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Folder 10 Walter L. Nicholson's Summary of Jean Louis Berlandier's Meteorological Observations

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Folder 11 Notes on Meteorology and Physics of the Globe by Jean Louis Berlandier. Translated by Walter L. Nicholson.

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Folder 12 Notes on the Meteorology of Matamoros, in the State of Tamaulipas, Mexico, by Jean Louis Berlandier, September 1829. Translated by Walter L. Nicholson.

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Folder 13 On the Southeast Monsoon of Texas, The Northers of Texas and the Gulf of Mexico, and the Abnormal Atmospheric Movements of the North American Continent Generally, by Louis Blodgett (Extract)

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Folder 14 Synopses of the History, Topography, Population and Climate of Matamoros, the State of Tamaulipas, and Brownsville, Texas

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Folder 15 Miscellaneous

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